Restaurants are Dealing with a National Egg Shortage and Steep Price Increase. Here’s How Some are Fighting Back

January 23, 2023 Zero Egg

Nationwide consumers and restaurants alike are having difficulty finding eggs, and when they can find them they’re facing insane prices. According to the USDA, the price of eggs has more than tripled in the last year. This is due to fewer birds producing eggs right now in part due to a severe bird flu epidemic. About 57 million fewer birds to be exact, worse than the last outbreak in 2015, and the count keeps climbing.

Zero Egg Raises $ 5 Million in Series A Funding

November 11, 2020 Zero Egg

Following its U.S. launch, Zero Egg, a plant-based egg alternative for foodservice and food manufacturers that tastes, looks, and functions like an ordinary egg, announces that it has raised $ 5 million in Series A funding led by Powerplant Ventures, and joined by existing investors Unovis Asset Management-New Crop Capital and Strauss Group-The Kitchen Hub.

Zero Egg Cracks U.S. Plant-Based Foodservice Market

October 8, 2020 Zero Egg

As demand for alternatives to animal products is at an all-time high among omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans alike, Zero Egg, is cracking the U.S. market by boldly taking over the decades-old traditional World Egg Day on October 9 to introduce the first plant-based egg replacement that tastes, looks, and functions like an ordinary egg, but is entirely made with plants.